The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

Author: Gustave Le Bon
McMillan: 1896

Book 1: The Mind of Crowds

  1. General Characteristics
  2. Sentiments and Morality
  3. Ideas, Reasoning Power, and Imagination
  4. A Religious Shape

Book 2: The Opinions and Beliefs of Crowds

  1. Remote Factors of Opinions and Beliefs
  2. Immediate Factors of Opinions and Beliefs
  3. Leaders and Their Means of Persuasion
  4. Limitations of the Variability of Beliefs and Opinions

Book 3: The Classification and Description of Crowds

  1. The Classification of Crowds
  2. Criminal Crowds
  3. Juries
  4. Electoral Crowds
  5. Parliamentary Assemblies